Penguin Celebrations - Nixon In China by Margaret MacmillanPenguin Celebrations - Nixon In China by Margaret Macmillan

Penguin Celebrations - Nixon In China

byMargaret Macmillan

Paperback | February 17, 2009

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In February 1972, Richard Nixon became the first American president to visit China. His historic one-hour meeting with Mao Zedong ended the breach between the United States and China, which had lasted since the Communist victory in 1949. Just as significantly, the visit changed the face of international relations from a bipolar Cold War to a three-sided struggle involving the Soviet Union, China, and the United States.

Drawing on newly available material and interviews with all major survivors, MacMillan re-examines that fateful week. Authoritative and written with great narrative verve, Nixon in China is a landmark work of history.

Penguin Group (Canada) has published this edition of Nixon in China in a traditional Penguin design in celebration of being named 2008 Publisher of the Year.

Margaret MacMillan received her PhD from Oxford University and is now a professor of international history at Oxford, where she is also the warden of St. Antony’s College. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; a senior fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto; and an honorary fellow of Trinity College, University o...
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Title:Penguin Celebrations - Nixon In ChinaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8 × 5.1 × 1.25 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143171631

ISBN - 13:9780143171638

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